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17-18-19 August 2012 / De Montfort Hall & Gardens, Leicester

  • "The Grandson of Glastonbury"
    Steve Lamacq, BBC 6Music

  • "One of Britain's Premier Music Events"
    Clash

  • "The finest weekend out that Leicester has to offer... Not to be missed"
    The Mirror

  • "Anyone half awake knows that Summer Sundae is hitting the musical spot better than ever"
    NME.com

  • "You can genuinely say that there is something for everybody"
    The Guardian

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Thu, 01 Mar 2012
REGIONAL SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN!

Applications to play at Summer Sundae Weekender are now open!

Our first priority is for acts based in the East Midlands (that's Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire).

Please find more details and a link to the online application form on here

The Closing date for submission is Friday the 16th March. So we will be getting back to successful applicants in April. Good Luck!

Wed, 22 Feb 2012
FIRST ACTS FOR THE 2012 LINE-UP RELEASED

We are incredibly excited to be announcing the first wave of acts to be playing at Summer Sundae 2012!

See the list below and our line-up page for more details:

PUBLIC IMAGE LIMITED/ KATY B/ tUnE-yArDs/ ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION/ REVEREND AND THE MAKERS/ WILLY MASON/ FRANCOIS AND THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS/ JONATHAN RICHMAN/ JUAN ZELADA/ LAZY LESTER AND FRIENDS/ DAN MANGAN/ RACHEL SERMANNI/ CASHIER NO 9/ GOODNIGHT LENIN/ GRACE PETRIE/ THE MAGIC TOMBOLINOS/ Y NIWL

More acts will be announced in the next month so keep checking here, and on twitter and facebook for more details!

Wed, 01 Feb 2012
Podcast Treat!
Podcast Treat!

Here at Summer Sundae Weekender HQ we've been having a great time reminiscing, listening to some of the best performances from last year's festival. And as a special treat we thought we'd offer you the chance to listen to these too.

So we've teamed up with the clever people at Cuttlefish Multimedia and Exposure Live to put together a great playlist of live tracks on a podcast which you can download for free!

All you need to do is join our brand new mailing list using the box on the left of this page to receive your free download.

Tracks on the podcast are all brilliant live performances from artists local to the festival, including Dark Dark Horse and Kenworthy.

Wed, 25 Jan 2012
2012 TRADER APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

We are now accepting applications for traders at Summer Sundae Weekender 2012!

The application form is available to download via our Trader Page under the Info Menu on the left.

Please read the terms and conditions carefully before applying and please note that applications received after the 2nd March 2012 can't be considered.

Successful applicants will be notified by 6th April 2012.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Mon, 19 Dec 2011
SUMMER SUNDAE 2011 MEMORY MIRROR FILM!

Christmas is just around the corner and we are feeling in a festive mood, so we have a treat for you courtesy of the clever people at Cuttlefish. View a film from the Magic Memory Mirror installation from Summer Sundae 2011 see if you can spot yourself in the footage! Also check out the Interact Gallery for more amazing digital art in Leicester.

And remember to get your Early Bird tickets while you can over on our ticketing page.

Merry Christmas from all at Summer Sundae!

Mon, 05 Dec 2011
2011 Video Up Online & 2012 Tickets On Sale!

Just a little something to get you in the mood for Summer Sundae 2012, Roundabout Productions have made some great films about Summer Sundae 2011 which you can view here: http://youtu.be/Qg-17GfTwWY.

Tomorrow morning from 10am we will be launching our highly anticipated Early Bird tickets, which are limited in availability, so make sure you grab one while you can either from our ticketing page or by calling 0116 233 3111.

Fri, 02 Dec 2011
2012 FESTIVAL TICKETS AT 2010 PRICES!

Summer Sundae are delighted to announce that, in response to customer feedback, we will be taking our ticket price right back this year and are pegging 2012 festival tickets at 2010 prices.

A limited number of Adult Early Bird tickets will therefore be on sale from just £95 for the weekend.

Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday 6th December so make sure you grab one while you can.

Also in response to your feedback, we have decided to bring in a special ticket for 14-17 year olds. The 'Young Persons' ticket will be priced at just £60 for an Early Bird Weekend and again is limited in availability so book early to avoid disappointment!

More info is available on our ticketing page here

Thu, 01 Dec 2011
SUMMER SUNDAE 2012 DATES ANNOUNCED!

We've been very busy planning since the last Summer Sundae Weekender and are now happy to confirm the new dates for the 2012 edition as:

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th August 2012.

We have moved the dates one week back due to the Olympics so please save the weekend in your diaries now! Keep your eyes peeled here for more announcements about next year's festival soon.

Thu, 27 Oct 2011
SSW 2011 HAS WON A GREENER FESTIVAL AWARD!

We're very proud to say we have won a Greener Festival Award for 2011. Summer Sundae has won this award every year since its inception in 2007, and this year was placed in the COMMENDED CATEGORY for well-managed, environmentally aware festivals. Thanks to everyone involved in keeping our festival green, including the Complete Wasters and all those who volunteered for them this year. And thanks of course to you our greener festivalgoers!

Mon, 12 Sep 2011
Photos from Summer Sundae Weekender 2011

Thanks again for being part of Summer Sundae Weekender 2011. We had a brilliant year and hope you enjoyed it just as much as we did.

We‘ve added some photos on to Flickr, check the stream on the website or click here.

You can also find new photos on our Facebook page here. Don‘t forget to tag yourself!

Here‘s to some very happy memories.

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